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Discussion in 'Off-Topic Members Lounge' started by rondavous_a_senora, Oct 1, 2016.

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  1. rondavous_a_senora


    Oct 1, 2016
    Yesterday, I joined this forum only to be banned upon starting my first thread. So I've had to create an account for my wife in order to communicate with you.

    I started a thread about building an open door alarm. . I got a message that I am banned for posting SPAM and that I need to contact the administrator.

    There is no way to contact the administrator once you are banned.

    I am not a spammer, just a guy that thought this project might help someone else.

    The only way to contact you is to sign up my wife so I can post my message.

    I've decided I don't want a membership in this forum. Please take whatever steps are necessary to completely remove all the info I have submitted about myself and also delete my wife's membership information.

    I am serious about this request, as I don't want to take any chances with the hackers breaking in and stealing my personal data.

    Please respond that you have carried out my request. My userid is ron[underscore]daves[a]yahoo[dot]com (userid modified for a clumsy attempt at safety)
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  2. Ian

    Ian Administrator

    Aug 23, 2006
    Hi Ron,

    I've had a look at your thread and can see that it was deleted as spam - we get a lot of members joining here each week to post links to products in a very similar manor, so we're very vigilant to watch out for spammers. It looks like this time we may have incorrectly thought you were spamming - I'm sorry about that. I've re-activated your account now and restored the post :).

    In this past week alone, 10 spammers have been banned (just to give you an idea of numbers). It's very rare that we catch out a real user, but it looks like we have on this occasion. My apologies!

    If you'd still like your data deleted, then please let me know - but I hope you'll stick around!
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  3. Ron Daves

    Ron Daves

    Sep 30, 2016
    My thread has not been restored. I did not post it under the rondavous_a_senora userid. That's the userid I set up so I could communicate with you since my [email protected] userid was banned and there was no way to communicate with you using that userid. I used [email protected]. I think I posted to the "off topic" forum.
  4. Ron Daves

    Ron Daves

    Sep 30, 2016
    Whoops! I found it. Please disregard previous post. I'm a newbie.
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